fitting family dental visits into a crazy schedule

  • Tips For Patients That May Require A Root Canal

    29 January 2019

    A root canal can be one of the dental procedures that can be the most stress-inducing for patients to undergo. While root canals may have a bad reputation, they can be a vital form of care for dental patients, and these procedures are usually not as disruptive or uncomfortable as patients might first assume. Appreciate The Purpose Of Undergoing A Root Canal Undergoing a root canal can be the best option for saving a tooth that has developed a deep infection.

  • How To Keep Your Gums Healthy With Less Waste

    23 December 2018

    Being aware of your oral health doesn't have to conflict with worrying about the future of the planet. If you consider yourself to be eco-minded, there are definitely great ways to clean between your teeth and to improve the health of your gums that don't require throwing away floss. Here are a few ideas you can try to improve your overall oral health without adding as much to the waste pile.

  • Are Dental Implants Right For You? Three Things To Know

    28 November 2018

    Losing a tooth can have a negative impact on your life. Not only does it have an impact on your appearance, but it can also make it difficult to speak and eat. Losing a tooth or multiple teeth can lead to lower self-esteem and difficulty in your personal and professional life. The good news is that there are a few different options for tooth replacement, including dentures, bridges, and dental implants. Implant dentistry often leads to the most realistic looking results and is also the easiest option for care and maintenance.

  • Here's How You Can Make Eating More Comfortable After Getting Dental Implants

    29 October 2018

    While it can be tempting to skip meals while recovering after dental implant surgery, those skipped meals could actually delay the recovery process when all is said and done. It's so important to eat after dental implant surgery because your body needs the nutrients to help repair and rebuild itself as it heals from surgery. Here is what you can do to make eating more comfortable after implant surgery so you can ensure that you're getting the nutrients you need:

  • How Protecting Your Teeth From Grinding Now Can Save You Money Later

    3 October 2018

    Grinding your teeth is something that can dramatically alter the look and functionality of your smile. However, that doesn't mean that it's your fault. Many people grind their teeth without even realizing it, only to be told by a dentist that they have a problem much later on. If you know that you grind or are worried that you do, read this guide to find out why it's such a problem and what you can do to save yourself from major repair work later on.

  • Tips To Help Your Child Curb Their Cavities

    9 September 2018

    Did you know that cavities are the most pervasive childhood disease? Tooth decay is even more prevalent than asthma—another common condition—in older children. While an occasional cavity usually isn't something to worry about, you certainly don't want your child to see developing decay at each dental visit. Here are some tips to help your child curb their cavities. Get the Right Cleaning Equipment Molars and premolars—or the back teeth—are the hardest to reach, so they are a common site for cavities.

  • Tips For Avoiding Problems With New Dental Implants

    15 August 2018

    If you have selected dental implants to fill in those gaps in your smile, it is important to know the care needed afterward. Dental implants are not removable, which makes them quite different than dentures. The implants are permanently implanted into the jaw, and they require their own steps to care for them after the surgical procedure is complete. Be sure to do the following things to prevent a potential issue from occurring.

  • Want a Whiter, Brighter Smile? 3 Tips to Help Whiten Your Teeth

    20 July 2018

    If you've ever compared your teeth to a white napkin or a white tissue and your teeth are not anywhere near the same color, and they look yellow or even brown, it may be time to whiten your teeth. A whiter smile can be achieved with professional whitening treatments at your dentist's office. Your dentist may use a whitening gel in a tray (or guard) that is placed in the mouth on your teeth to lighten stains and whiten your teeth.

  • The Top Causes Of Halitosis

    20 June 2018

    Halitosis is a word that dentists use to describe the condition of bad breath. While foods you eat can give you bad breath afterwards, halitosis is a condition that causes you to have bad breath all the time. If you struggle with this problem, you should talk to your dentist about it to find out what is causing it. Here are some of the top causes of halitosis. Smoking People who smoke are more likely to develop halitosis for many reasons.

  • Devices Used With Dental Implants

    22 May 2018

    Once a tooth is missing, the loss negatively impacts the patient's oral and overall health. The empty space in the mouth can no longer transfer bite pressure to the bone of the jaw as the lost tooth once did. Thus, the jawbone does not receive the stimulation needed to produce enough bone cells at that site to maintain a healthy density. As the bone atrophies in that area, the facial structure may not receive the necessary support to remain full and youthful looking.